Board of Trustees2018-10-10T15:29:49+00:00

About the Foundation

Board of Trustees

Donna Akins
Community Volunteer

Keith R. Berend, MD
Senior Partner, Joint Implant Surgeons, Inc. and CEO, White Fence Surgical Suites
Board Chair

Everett Gallagher
Senior Vice President & Treasurer, Abercrombie & Fitch
Board Treasurer

Philip Heit, Ph.D.
Founder, Healthy New Albany, New Albany Walking Classic & Walking Club

Charlotte P. Kessler
Community Volunteer

Kenneth J. Krebs
Executive Vice President & General Counsel, Rockbridge Capital

Lece Lohr
President, Justice

Michael Marx
Former President, New World Van Lines of Ohio

Jeffrey R. Rodek
Former Chairman & CEO, Hyperion Solutions, Inc.
Vice Chair

Lynne Smith
Community Volunteer
Board Secretary

Patti Steinour
Community Volunteer
Grant Committee Chair

Dennis E. Welch
Former Executive Vice President & Chief External Officer, American Electric Power

Ex-Officio Board Members

Michael Sawyers, Superintendent, New Albany Schools

David W. Ferguson, President, Plain Township Board of Trustees

John W. Kessler, Chairman, The New Albany Company
Founder, Past Chair & Emeritus Trustee, New Albany Community Foundation

J. Craig Mohre, President, New Albany Community Foundation

David J. Ryan, Past Foundation Board Chair & Emeritus Trustee

Angela Parsons & Carter Hatch, The Columbus Foundation

Sloan Spalding, Mayor, New Albany

John McClelland, President, New Albany Schools Board of Education

Past Board Chairs

Cindy Hilsheimer
Principal & Founder, BeecherHill

Carl English
Former Vice Chairman, American Electric Power

Rich Ramsey
Owner, RQR Consulting

David J. Ryan
Former owner & CEO of Rimrock

Barbara J. Siemer
The Siemer Family Foundation

Jack Kessler
Chairman, The New Albany Company

Michael DeAscentis, Jr.
CEO, Lifestyle Communities

Dennis Welch
Former Executive Vice President & Chief External Officer, American Electric Power